Also see: Prisons
Comparing 42 USC 1983 and Tort Claims Acts
Kingsley v. Hendrickson, 576 US __ (2015) - Pretrial detainees need only show an objective use of excessive force in a 1983 case, not the subjective intent to do harm that convicted prisoners must show.
Dogs are property but can be destroyed if running loose - Altman v. City of High Point, N.C., 330 F.3d 194 (4th Cir.(N.C.) 2003)
Good analysis of 42 USC 1983 and prison medical malpractice - Jolly v. Klein, 923 F. Supp. 931 (S.D.Tex. 1996) - physician failed in claim of qualified immuity.
Qualified immunity under 1983 for animal control officer - Helms v. Gamet, 828 F. Supp. 819 (D.Colo. 1993)
Supreme Court standards for governmental immunity - Harlow v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 800 (1982)
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